Delve into the past with a History degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead. The exciting curriculum will take you through national and world movements, from ancient civilization to industrialization and from the rise of monarchies to the causes and consequences of war. Unique teaching techniques and hands-on learning provide you with the knowledge and skills to achieve success in graduate school or your chosen career path.
Since 2005, History majors at MSUM have acquired in-depth understanding of historical events through role-playing games. The goal is for you to apply what you learn from history to your life today.
Courses in museum studies and archeology are just some of the unique facets of history you’ll study at MSUM. With such a comprehensive degree in history and social sciences, job opportunities are expanded exponentially.
With a student-faculty ratio of 14:1 in upper-level History classes, you’ll get the individual attention you deserve as you delve into complicated aspects of the field.
Many students choose to and further their education at graduate school or in professional programs. The outstanding history foundation will help you gain admittance to research, seminary law programs, among others.
History Student Success Stories
A Dragon Trailblazer
As graduation nears, excitement fills the air as this year’s graduates prepare to walk across the stage. Sejla Dervisic, a third-year senior double majoring in history and political science, is the featured student speaker at the 2 p.m. ceremony.
Faculty, staff innovation rewarded with Minnesota State grants
Several MSUM faculty and staff members’ innovative ideas were chosen as finalists to receive funding for projects based around diversity, equity and inclusion. These projects included small seed (up to $10,000) and large seed ($25,000) categories.
Dale Wolf ’85 (history) and Beth (Grabinger) Wolf ’84 (speech language hearing sciences) and ’85 (speech language pathology & audiology) are partners in life and in work.
Gain practical experience and enhance your education by participating in student organizations, study abroad tours, research, internships and more.